Check out a ton of pics from the 5th Splatoon Koshien tournament in Kanto


We covered all the action from the 5th Splatoon Koshien tournament in Kanto over the weekend, including recaps on the winners, and the live-streams for each event. Still haven't had enough action from the tournament? Why not check out an absolutely massive gallery of pictures from the event? Cosplayers, tournament action, stage setups, and so much more! Take a peek at the gallery here.

Day 2 of the 5th Splatoon Koshien tournament in Kanto ends with Dongurizu taking home the win

That's a wrap for this event

Day 2 of the 5th Splatoon Koshien tournament in Kanto has come to a close. While the GGBoyZ took home the win on Day 1, it was Dongurizu who ended up victorious on day 2. You can watch the entire Day 2 event in the video above. The next qualifier is the Tokai Region Tournament on March 20th/21st, 2020.

Day 1 of the 5th Splatoon Koshien tournament in Kanto ends with GGBoyZ taking home the win

Can't beat those GGBoyZ

Day 1 of the 5th Splatoon Koshien tournament in Kanto has come to a close. When all the ink settled, it was the GGBoyZ who ended up taking home the win. That's just day one of the action, though. Day 2 is set to kick off in a matter of hours, and a number of new teams have a chance to secure a win! Check out all the action from Day 1 in the video above.

たぴおかよもぎ wins Nintendo's Winter Online Tournament for Splatoon 2's 5th Koshien

Congrats to the winner!

The squids have been splatted and the ink has settled after Nintendo's Winter Online Tournament for Splatoon 2's 5th Koshien. After all was said and done, たぴおかよもぎ took home the win. You can see the entire battle in the video above.

Dr. Kawashima himself checks out Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training for Switch, talks about the other Switch games he's played

The doctor is a big Switch fan!

The good doctor himself, Dr. Kawashima, has been featured in an interview on Nintendo's official Japanese website. They had Dr. Kawashima come in and give Dr. Kawashima's Brain Training for Switch a shot, and also talked to him about his gaming outside of his own series of titles.

Turns out Dr. Kawashima is quite the Switch fan! He says he's mastered all the shrines in The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and has recently started playing Splatoon 2. He also played and finished The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening, which took him roughly 3 weeks to complete.

Nintendo TOKYO now stocking Splatoon neck warmers

Protect ya neck

Nintendo TOKYO has stocked a new item for customers to pick up. Splatoon fans can head into the store and pick up a Splatoon Neck Warmer, which are priced at 1,760 yen. The neck warmers are available in two different designs.

Nintendo UK shares English version of the Splatoon 2 'Off the Hook' concert from Nintendo Live 2019

A great time for kids and squids

Back at Nintendo Live 2019, Nintendo put on a special Splatoon 2 'Off the Hook' concert. We shared the full version of that concert when it hit online, but that was in Japanese. Now Nintendo UK has released an English-translated version of that concert. Relive all the fun in the video above!

Register now for the Splatoon 2 North American Online Open Winter 2020

Splattin' in a Winter wonderland

Inklings and Octolings from across the U.S., Canada (excluding Quebec), and Mexico will have the opportunity to splat it out online* in the Splatoon™ 2 North American Online Open Winter 2020 tournament. The winning team will receive transportation and entry to compete in the Splatoon 2 event at the Genesis 7 tournament in Oakland, CA.

Put together your team of four players and register to take part in the ink-slinging action! The team captain must register all four members (and one optional alternate) of the team online via Battlefy.com/splatoon2 by Jan. 11th at 9 a.m. PT.

Tournament times

The tournament will start with the Turf War Qualifiers on Jan. 11th beginning at 9 a.m. PT. The Top 8 and Finals will take place on Jan. 12th beginning at 9 a.m. PT.

Remember that you must have a Nintendo Switch Online* membership to participate.

Splatoon 2 updated to Version 5.1.0

No squiddin'!

Splatoon 2 was set to be updated to Version 5.1.0 on Jan. 8th, 2020, but it looks like Nintendo jumped the gun a bit. The update is live right now, so fire up your Switch and the update should auto-download. We've already shared the full patch notes for this update, which you can find here.

Nintendo Tokyo's Crossing Splatoon merch line gets a pair of new products

Let's hope these come stateside

Nintendo Tokyo's exclusive Crossing Splatoon merch line has gotten two new products. The first item is a Mini Squid Bumper that comes in both green and pink versions, with each priced at 2,400 yen. The second item is a shoe box-style storage box for 800 yen.


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